Friday, 24 May 2013
On Saturday, myself and Lora headed to Sheffield for the #SheffieldMeet . Lora very kindly offered to drive myself and her to Sheffield's Meadowhall where we met 36 other very excited bloggers. We all met at Handmade Burger, who very kindly provided us with our lunch for the day! I chose a Bacon, Cheese and BBQ burger which, to this date has been one of the best burgers i've ever tucked into.
Monday, 20 May 2013
As a fuller bust woman with a smaller back size, underwear brands such as Figleaves have been a godsend in terms of finding good quality affordable bra’s that keep me feeling secure, seamless and comfortable. Just last week on twitter I was complaining about the underwire in my last ‘good bra’ finally giving way under the strain of my chest and not being able to find good swimwear that doesn’t leave me feeling a bit too jiggly, and not in a good way! I’ve spied with my little eye that Figleaves are holding a Pin to Win contest over on Pinterest in which you could win a holiday collection worth a whopping £150. The contest ends on the 26th though so hurry and get pinning - here’s my entry.
Here’s a little wish list detailing the things I’d love if I won the competition! I’m enjoying prints more and more as the weather warms up, and this Figleaves swimsuit would be a wonderful addition to my growing collection of floral items of clothing, I don’t think I’ll ever quite be over florals. Florals for Autumn, Florals for Winter, Florals for Spring and of course Florals for Summer. If you didn’t realise, I’m slightly obsessed with florals. Figleaves also have a large selection of bikini’s on their site which range from AA to a K which is fantastic, I love when brands are so inclusive of sizes! But if you’re like myself and aren’t quite as courageous to show off your midriff, Figleaves has a wonderful array of swimwear, some of which are retro inspired! Figleaves also stock some beautiful underwear from some of my favourite brands such as Freya and Elle Macpherson so be sure to check them out!
Remember to enter the contest and follow them and myself on pinterest!
XOXO SadeP.S. This is post PR collaboration*
Tuesday, 14 May 2013
Hello everyone! Hope you're all well! On Saturday one of my favourite fair's came to Lincoln! None other than Judy's Vintage Fair! I've been an avid fan of the fair and the kilo sales that Judy's organizes around England, I've always managed to nab myself many a bargain at the fairs.
Wednesday, 8 May 2013
I have what are to be considered non-existent eye lashes, and this has irked me a lot over the years. My lashes are thin and short and finding a mascara that both thickens and lengthens them is virtually impossible. I've been using L'Oreal's Carbon Black Telescopic Mascara for the past 3 years and whilst i've generally loved it, i found that it mostly lengthened and didn't do much for thickness so I sometimes ended up with the dreaded clumpy spider lash!
In the June copy of ELLE with the gorgeous Miley Cyrus on the cover, I spied a cheeky free mascara, but not just any mascara, a Benefit mascara! Now i'd heard lot's of good things about the "They're Real" Mascara, but the thought of paying £19.50 for a mascara seemed ridiculous especially as a student on a budget.
First things first, the things I love about this mascara; With one coat my lashes were lengthened and thickened, meaning you don't need to use much product to get the look you desire. I also loved that the brush has lots and lots of teeny bristles that catch literally every lash. Also, the brush has a little domed tip that is perfect for getting those tiny wispy bottom lashes!
There wasn't much i disliked about this product except for the fact that i found the wand just a little bit too big for my eyes and I kept poking myself in the eye with it! And the fact that the brush sometimes has too much product on it.
Would I purchase it? Honestly, yes! (I'd be grouchy paying nearly £20 for a mascara though) I can't lie, for me, this mascara is a winner. I got so many compliments on my eyes that day I wore it to uni! And one was even from a guy! Seeing as you only need a little product to go a long way, it's an investment (can a mascara be called an investment?!) But I will 100% definately be repurchasing after my sample run's out!
What beauty products have you guys been loving this month?
P.S. Thankyou to everyone who voted for me in the Company Magazine awards! We find out who won at the end of the month so fingers and toes crossed hehe! <3